To Barcode, RFID or Tag your Assets


 Make sure you are comparing apples with apples, there are lots of options for barcoding, RFID and/or tagging your assets.

Make sure you are comparing apples with apples, there are lots of options for barcoding, RFID and/or tagging your assets.

Barcode, RFID, Tag?????

Should you tag your assets?

Should it be barcoding, RFID, a combination of both or other alternatives?

Our theory is it certainly helps with tracking though it is not mandatory.  Here are some reasons why you should:

  • Marketing and/or Advertising - Have your name and logo on every asset, great for service providers who have assets at customer sites.
  • Reduce Human Error - By utilising a barcode or RFID scanner, there is no human intervention or possibility to enter in the wrong Asset Identifier.
  • Asset Centric Maintenance - If you are barcoding/tagging and have a CMMS or maintenance solution, the work orders can be assigned to the asset and the in field service technician can simply scan the barcode and the appropriate work order appears.
  • Reduce Theft and Misappropriation - Barcoding or asset tagging reduces the risk of theft as it is apparent the assets are being tracked. 
  • Reduce Audit Time - The time to complete an audit is greatly reduced by scanning as opposed to manually entering in data.
  • Locate Assets - Be able to locate an asset when you need it!

Which tagging solution is best suited depends on the industry and the asset.  There needs to be a Return on Investment (ROI), give us a call and we would be happy to chat about the options.

We can also assist with the asset tagging service, click here to find out more.

 

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